VIDEO — Former Canadian Prime Minister Confronted On Bilderberg 2014!

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Apr 11, 2014

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Canadians File Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook For Interception Of Private Messages

by Terry Wilson
Canadian Awareness Network
Apr 11, 2014


Facebook is facing a class-action lawsuit in Canada over its alleged interception of private message of users of the social network.

The lawsuit in the Ontario Superior Court alleges that URLs (uniform resource locators) in the private messages were “harvested” by Facebook in violation of its users’ privacy, without their knowledge or consent, Rochon Genova, the law firm representing the users, said Wednesday.

Facebook did not disclose to users that their private messages would be intercepted and scanned, and the contents of those messages treated as “likes” for third-party sites through the social plug-in function, according to the law firm.

The complaint is without merit and we will continue to defend ourselves vigorously, a spokeswoman for the social networking company said via email.

The company is already facing similar lawsuits in the U.S. over its alleged interception and scanning of the content of private messages.

Citing research by Swiss information security firm High-Tech Bridge and others, Facebook users Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley filed in December a suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of all Facebook users in the U.S. who have sent or received private Facebook messages that included a URL in the content of the message.

High-Tech Bridge wrote in August last year that Facebook was one of the Web services it tested that was caught scanning URLs despite such activity remaining undisclosed to the user, according to the complaint.

Facebook mined user data and profited by sharing the data with third parties such as advertisers, marketers, and other data aggregators, despite having made representations that “reflect the promise that only the sender and the recipient or recipients will be privy to the private message’s content, to the exclusion of any other party, including Facebook,” the complaint added.

The lawsuit is proposed to be consolidated with a similar one filed in January in the Northern District of California by another Facebook user David Shadpour. If there was a URL in the private message, Facebook searched the website identified in the URL for purposes such as data mining and user profiling, according to Shadpour’s complaint.
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Man set himself on fire in Ottawa’s Rideau Carleton Raceway parking lot

By Sean McKibbon
Apr 8, 2014

The Rideau Carleton Raceway.

Bystanders are being credited with helping a man who witnesses say lit himself on fire in an Ottawa raceway’s parking lot.

The Good Samaritans tried to roll the man on the ground to put out the flames during the frightening incident Monday at the Rideau Carleton Raceway.

No details about the man have been released.


Yes, There Are Paid Government Trolls On Social Media, Blogs, Forums And Websites

by Michael Snyder
Feb 26, 2014

Do you want solid proof that paid government shills are targeting websites, blogs, forums and social media accounts?  For years, many have suspected that government trolls have been systematically causing havoc all over the Internet, but proving it has been difficult.  But now thanks to documents leaked by Edward Snowden and revealed by Glenn Greenwald, we finally have hard evidence that western governments have been doing this.  As you will see below, a UK intelligence outfit known as the Government Communications Headquarters, through a previously secret unit known as the Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group, has been systematically attempting “to control, infiltrate, manipulate, and warp online discourse”.  This should be deeply disturbing to anyone that values free speech on the Internet.

It isn’t just that the British government is trying to influence what people are thinking.  The reality is that this is far bigger than a mere propaganda campaign.  As Greenwald recently noted on his new website, the “integrity of the Internet itself” is at stake…

By publishing these stories one by one, our NBC reporting highlighted some of the key, discrete revelations: the monitoring of YouTube and Blogger, the targeting of Anonymous with the very same DDoS attacks they accuse “hacktivists” of using, the use of “honey traps” (luring people into compromising situations using sex) and destructive viruses. But, here, I want to focus and elaborate on the overarching point revealed by all of these documents: namely, that these agencies are attempting to control, infiltrate, manipulate, and warp online discourse, and in doing so, are compromising the integrity of the internet itself.

So what techniques are the British using to control and manipulate discourse on the Internet?  According to Greenwald, the documents that Snowden has uncovered show that they are willing to sink to despicable lows in order to get the results that they desire…

Among the core self-identified purposes of JTRIG are two tactics: (1) to inject all sorts of false material onto the internet in order to destroy the reputation of its targets; and (2) to use social sciences and other techniques to manipulate online discourse and activism to generate outcomes it considers desirable. To see how extremist these programs are, just consider the tactics they boast of using to achieve those ends: “false flag operations” (posting material to the internet and falsely attributing it to someone else), fake victim blog posts (pretending to be a victim of the individual whose reputation they want to destroy), and posting “negative information” on various forums.

The following is a list of Internet infiltration techniques that were listed on one particular slide that Snowden leaked…

-Infiltration Operation

-Ruse Operation

-Set Piece Operation

-False Flag Operation

-False Rescue Operation

-Disruption Operation

-Sting Operation

You can check out this slide for yourself right here.

There is also evidence that the Canadian government has been involved in this sort of thing as well.  The following comes from Natural News

You’ve probably run into them before — those seemingly random antagonizers who always end up diverting the conversation in an online chat room or article comment section away from the issue at hand, and towards a much different agenda. Hot-button issues like illegal immigration, the two-party political system, the “war on terror” and even alternative medicine are among the most common targets of such attackers, known as internet “trolls” or “shills,” who in many cases are nothing more than paid lackeys hired by the federal government and other international organizations to sway and ultimately control public opinion.

Several years ago, Canada’s CTV News aired a short segment about how its own government had been exposed for hiring secret agents to monitor social media and track online conversations, as well as the activities of certain dissenting individuals. This report, which in obvious whitewashing language referred to such activities as the government simply “weighing in and correcting” allegedly false information posted online, basically admitted that the Canadian government had assumed the role of secret online police.

You can see a video news report about this activity up in Canada right here.

Are you disturbed yet?

You should be.

So what kind of people are the governments of the western world targeting online?

Well, when it comes to the U.S. government, all you have to do is to look at their official documents to see who they consider the “problems” to be.  For much more on this, please see my previous article entitled “72 Types Of Americans That Are Considered ‘Potential Terrorists’ In Official Government Documents“.

Sadly, the reality of the matter is that the days of the free and open Internet are numbered.  The governments of the world are increasing their control over the Internet with each passing day, and eventually a time will likely come when we will not be able to communicate openly like this any longer.


[related: Big Brother’s Facebook: UK, US intelligence ‘infiltrating’ social media]

Canada quietly orders a Russian defence attaché at the Ottawa embassy to leave the country

Wake Up From Your Slumber
published by Tom Sullivan on Tue, 2014-04-08 20:21

The Canadian government has quietly ordered at least one Russian diplomat to leave the country within the next two weeks, the Ottawa Citizen has learned.

It wasn’t immediately clear Monday why Lt.-Col. Yury Bezler has been declared persona non grata, including whether the move is related to recent events in Ukraine, the recent stabbing of another Russian diplomat, or some other incident.

There was also no indication whether any other Russian diplomats have been told to leave.

The Russian Embassy did not immediately respond to questions, while Canada’s Foreign Affairs department refused to comment.


[h/t: whatreallyhappened.com]

Ottawa council could name spot near city hall after Nelson Mandela

by Lucy Scholey
Mar 31, 2014

Former South African president Nelson Mandela waves to the crowd during a ceremony in Hull, Quebec, where he was presented with an Honourary Canadian Citizenship Monday November 19, 2001. [image credit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press]

City council could name a square outside one of its municipal buildings after the late Nelson Mandela.

On Tuesday, the city’s financial and economic development committee  (FEDCO) will review a motion to name the front yard of the heritage building portion of city hall “Nelson Mandela Square.” That area also includes the Human Rights Monument.

Mayor Jim Watson put forward the motion in February and it went to a 30-day public consultation.

Out of the 40 total email and letter submissions, only three opposed the suggestion. All three said the space should be named after a Canadian and not the late South African leader.

“Nelson Mandela has been honoured enough by Canada; afterall (sic) one must remember that he is from another country,” the city report about the motion quotes Gary Odell, as writing. “Ottawa is Canada’s Capital: not South Africa’s! I propose; that a Canadian Soldier who served and died for this city and country should have that honour, not a foreigner.”


[related: MUST SEE — The Truth About Nelson Mandela]

Soros, OSI, USaid, and Ukrainian Neo-Nazi groups, Compared To Tides Role in Canada

Mar 12, 2014

For those who have been paying attention to the situation in Ukraine, many people have noticed that there has been an escalation between US foreign interests and Russian interests, specifically in Crimea.  Soros’ OSI groups and their network of NGO’s (which is a mirror of how things are done here in Canada/USA with Soros’ Tides Foundation) have affiliated themselves with neo-nazi groups.  Sometimes you may see Tides connected affiliates whine about nazi groups and racists but it would seem their benevolent angel donor (or master) doesn’t care about racism so long as it is a useful tool for the advancement of geopolitical agenda.

In the Ukraine OSI has been reported as having paid protestors a whole of $20 american to risk their lives and participate as fodder in a pre-meditated coup d’etat of their ELECTED leader.  In Canada, they cost a little more than that and need more training to get worked up to violence.  Sun News conducted a poll of the blatant activity the fake paid protestors are up to and most people disapprove of it:

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The situation in Ukraine is quite the foreshadowing of things to come in Canada, so long as politicians openly endorse the conduct of these people and do not speak up about what is visibly a form of open recruiting and training of subjects to engage in eco-terrorism.  If anything the authorities (if they were not compromised) would have shown up and arrested the lot of them for conspiracy and high treason.

A recent article by Greg Renouf demonstrates the usual political faces who have been backing the Soros’ backed faketivist (fake paid activist) activities in Canada, also back the faketivist activities in the Ukraine.  Even to the extent of allowing a group to fundraise for bullet proof vests (which are illegal here in Canada without a permit), and send them to the Ukraine to aid in the coup d’etat.

I believe the same thing is being set up for Canada as has been setup for the Ukraine.  My opinion is that it doesn’t matter which side wins, the Ukrainian people lose.  Foreign interests from one side (USA) or the other (Russia) have come into the Ukraine to battle it out as to which power block the Ukraine will be sacrificed to.  Either way the Ukrainian people are facing a lose/lose situation.

The uprising in Ukraine didn’t happen overnight.  Funds needed to be moved, people needed to be armed, and protected with bullet proof vests, and trained; this is how uprisings start and, the warning signs are all out in the open right here in Canada.

Hobocops: Police posing as homeless to catch distracted drivers at intersections

Mar 26, 2014

Toronto Police Const. Brian Kellar posing as a homeless man targets distracted drivers. (image credit: Twitter/@PCArsenault )

Imagine sitting in your car and being approached by a man in a hooded jacket carrying a piece of cardboard that says “I’ve Got High Hopes — Frank Sinatra.”

What comes to mind?

If you thought “panhandler,” you would be wrong. It turns out the man is a cop, and he probably has high hopes of catching you on your cellphone.

Recently, a Toronto police officer, dressed in a jacket and jeans and carrying the above-mentioned sign, took to walking among vehicles coming off Highway 401 at Markham Rd., in search of distracted drivers.

When a culprit was discovered, out would come the badge from behind the coat, and the sign would be flipped to read: “Hello I’m a police officer. If you are reading this, you are about to get a cellphone ticket.”

Sneaky? Creative? Or just plain wrong?

Even if the average citizen is more accustomed to tales of undercover police officers cracking drug trafficking rings than slapping fines on cellphone users, experts say the move is perfectly legal.

“On the scale of activity designed to catch people breaking the law, it is at the low end of deceit,” said defence lawyer Frank Addario, who recently crafted a draft policy on carding for the Toronto police.


VIDEO — How To Send Your Child to School Without Having to Vaccinate Them in Ontario

by Frank Gotz
Canadian Awareness Network

Jan 8, 2014

This video is for parents who want to send their children to school without having to get them vaccinated. It is illegal and unlawful to force medications onto people,read the Health Care Consent Act to know your medical rights.

If parents choose to get their kids vaccinated that their free will choice, but they have no right to manipulate other parents to do the same. Canada is not a communist country, no one can force medications onto people. The Immunization of School Pupils Act states that if a parent wishes to send their child to school in Ontario without getting them vaccinated all they have to do is send affidavit to the school board explaining why it goes against their beliefs to get a child vaccinated. Thats how easy it is.

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VIDEO — C.A.N. Cut Off Of Radio While Talking About Fluoride

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Mar 22, 2014

Terry and Frankie from the Canadian Awareness Network was interviewed by John a college student live on air on the Hawk at Mohawk College in Hamilton Ontario on the topic of fluoride and was cut off air for allegedly being in violation of CRTC regulations.

You can listen to the The Three Voices w/ OJ, John & Adam every Friday at 11a.m. on 101.5 The Hawk

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The Aftermath of Melvin Highrise Stabbings and the Surprising Twist of Lethal Force Tactics — video included

by Frankie Gotz
Canadian Awareness Network
Mar 11, 2014


A total of four people were stabbed.  Three people in their late thirties, possibly early forties and one elderly lady who was in her sixties.  But what hasn’t been disclosed is the rest of the story.  This madman successfully stabbed four people but he tried to stab a lot of others.  The madman’s name is Kevin Richards, age 27, who has a history of mental illness.  His mental  illness he had or has is unknown.

From my investigation the following is what happened. (This might not be in chronological order of how it really went down)  It started on the 12th floor were  this madman physically assaulted a man on that floor by trying to stab him and punched him. Kevin is a tenant of the building and he punched his roommate .  After he tried to kill his roommate , the madman grabbed a knife and started running through the building up and down the stair cases.

Kevin ran down to the 8th floor where he stabbed a man in the neck at his front door. The man that got stabbed  made his way into the stair case hoping the madman would chase him but instead Kevin forced his way into the apartment and stabbed a sixty year old lady in the neck in her own living room, this lady was the mother of the man who just got stabbed. After Kevin stabbed the old lady he ran out the front door and chased her son down the staircase.  The old lady courageously followed and chased the madman down the stairs hoping that she can help defend her son.  By that time her son was bleeding pretty bad and entered the 4th floor from the stair case.  He went down the hall to to get the other stair case located on the other side of the building and ran down the remaining flights of stairs where he opened the door to go outside and  went to Go Go Pizza.

DSCN0607He chased two 15 year old girls with the knife trying to stab them but both of them managed to get away on the 10th floor.  The time of when he chased the girls is unknown , whether if it was before or after the stabbing of man and his elderly mother is unknown but it most likely could’ve happened before the 8th floor incident.

After Kevin stabbed the two victims on the 8th floor, he made his way into an apartment on the 1st floor.  In the apartment there was two parents, a child and a dog.  Kevin began to stab the mother by attempting to stab her in the neck and face but she put her hands up and got her hands cut up. There was a little girl the age of nine sleeping in her room. The madman furiously started looking around the apartment to stab more victims and went and checked the bathroom.  Thank God he did not hurt the little girl.   After he opened the bathroom door the father came out of another room and Kevin attacked him by stabbing the father in the neck and head.  The madman also decided to stab the little girls dog.

After that Kevin forced his way into another apartment on the 1st floor where he started looking through their kitchen to obtain more knives. The courageous resident somehow subdued him and literally threw him off of the balcony.  There are other stories also floating around that Kevin didn’t get thrown but he jumped.

Kevin got back up on his feet, hopped the fence in the front parking lot and tried to break into Go Go Pizza and also tried to break into some tenant’s apartment above Go Go Pizza.  After being unsuccessful in the break and enter attempt he then  jumped off the second story balcony and sprained his ankle and continued to perpetuate his rampage.

Police later shot Kevin with rubber bullets, tazered him and took him into custody on a stretcher.  The surprising twist is how the police utilized their less lethal force tactics on a psycho killer but decided to use brutal deadly force on people who were no where near as a threat like this madman.

Kevin Richards has been arrested but still hasn’t been charged as of today (March 10th).  His roommate informed me that he has been informed that Kevin will not be around society life for at least ten years.

His roommate made mention that Kevin was acting strange a month before the incident by not “grooming himself” and keeping good hygiene.  The roommate believes that Kevin might be schizophrenic, a mental illness in which the person hears voices in their head that is not is theirs, but that is just the opinion of the roommate and not diagnosed by a doctor.


Accused in Russian diplomat stabbing released from jail

by Joe Lofaro
Mar 17, 2014

Kevin Martin, centre, leaves the Ottawa courthouse Monday, March 17, 2014, with his mother Connie and brother. Martin was granted bail after he was charged with aggravated assault against a Russian diplomat in Ottawa. [image credit: Metro/Joe Lofaro]

A man accused of stabbing a Russian diplomat in Ottawa over the weekend was granted bail Monday with conditions.

Ottawa police arrested Kevin Martin, 32, in the early morning hours last Friday at an apartment building on Stewart Street.

Martin’s lawyer, Michael Davies, asked for a publication ban which prohibits the circumstances of the incident from being published. He told reporters outside the courthouse he doesn’t want the evidence out in the public domain in case the matter is brought before a jury.


[might be related: Carleton University prof stirs controversy with speech about crisis in Ukraine]

Ottawa protesters mock Crimean referendum with mock ballot

by Tanya Kirnishni
Mar 17, 2014

Protestors gathered outside the Russian Embassy in Ottawa Sunday to condemn a referendum being held in Russian-occupied Crimea.

Men dressed up like soldiers and stood beside a ballot box out front of the Russian Embassy in Ottawa in a mock version of the controversial referendum that happened in Ukraine’s Crimea region Sunday.

The demonstration, organized by Maidan Ottawa (a local off-shoot of the loosely organized EuroMaidan Ukrainian protest movement), took place Sunday afternoon, with dozens of protesters waving signs, holding flags while overseas an official results of the vote indicated a majority of residents supported splitting the strategic peninsula from Ukraine to join Russia.

“There isn’t anything legally or physically you can do so these protests are to raise awareness about the situation in Ukraine,” said Miroslava Bilaniuk, who is of Ukrainian descent.


Mass Stabbing On Melvin- Police Use of Force Legitimized

by Frankie Gotz
Canadian Awareness Network
Mar 9, 2014

On March 8th around 10 pm  a psychopath (or psychopaths) made his (or their) way into a building located on Melvin Avenue in Hamilton Ontario.  The suspect/s was just opening random doors to apartments and stabbing people.  A total of four individuals got stabbed.  An old lady and her son got stabbed in the neck.  Here is raw footage from one of the crime scenes minutes after the stabbing.  The Hamilton Police responded extremely quickly.

Updated info: the madman also stabbed a husband in the neck, his wife in her hand and their dog on first floor

As of right now it is unclear how many perpetrator stabbers there were.  There was a stand off with the madman stabber at a pizza shop at a location near the crime scenes.  Eye witnesses reported that madman was shot with rubber bullets and tazered.   Later there were reports of ‘another individual carrying what appeared to be a knife through the hallways’, one resident told me she saw him while peeping through her peephole. There are reports of the second individual being seen in the back of a police vehicle, although it has not been 100% verified that two individuals were arrested. The witness might’ve saw the primary suspect and thought it was someone else .

These events are scenarios where deadly force is absolutely necessary. This stabber (or these stabbers) were literally sociopathic  or psychopathic. They malevolently broke into random peoples homes and  attempted to kill all of them.  Although I am extremely impressed with the response time of these courageous officers, it came as a shock that they shot this out of control madman with only rubber bullets when clearly this man had no care for life and would’ve stabbed anyone of any age that came near him.

It blows my mind that deadly force was used in the cases such Andreas Chinnery who allegedly only had a bat and was not hurting anyone, Steve Mesic who allegedly only had a small tiny rectangular garden shovel, Phonesay Chantachak for simply fleeing in a vehicle from out of uniform officers and countless others. For whatever reason the Hamilton Police chose to spare the life of the madman stabber.



These are the types of events that spark large debates amongst Canadians about the human right to own firearms for the purposes of self defense with deadly force.


A suspect is in custody, subdued according to witnesses by jolts from a police Taser, after a multiple stabbing Saturday night at a highrise in the city’s east end.

Four people were stabbed, two suffering serious injuries, in the incident that occurred just before 10 p.m. at 221 Melvin Avenue, near Parkdale.

The province’s Special Investigations Unit has been called in.

Police received “numerous” 9-1-1 calls at about 9:50 p.m. and officers arrived on scene to find the four victims, who needed immediate assistance.

As police were helping them, a man was identified from a distance as the person who was involved in the altercation, Staff Sergeant Mike Webber said.

He fled on foot and police officers gave chase.

Webber said as a result of the police contact with the suspect, the SIU was alerted.

EMS platoon commander Jim Summers said a 60-year-old woman was stabbed in the neck and a 37-year-old man was stabbed in the neck and head. Both were taken to Hamilton General Hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Two more patients were taken to St. Joe’s with minor lacerations to their hands.

The fifth person, believed to be the suspect, was taken to hospital with a broken ankle.

Webber said he is receiving medical treatment.

Misty Crouse, who lives across the street, said the stabbing started inside the highrise on the 12th floor. She saw three people taken out on a stretcher.

She said the suspect came out if the building and climbed up the balcony of a pizza shop next door.

“He jumped off of the balcony and they Tasered him three times. He had a knife, it looked like a hunting knife,” Crouse said.

She said the man was obviously “out of it, but they kept shooting him with the Tasers.”

“He was just sitting there with the knife, he kept wiping it on his pants.”

Webber would not comment on whether a Taser was used.

A forensics unit was on scene and the Special Investigation Unit, which investigates whenever a civilian is injured or killed in interactions with police, arrived around midnight. The SIU has four investigators and two forensic officers on site. Lead investigator Dean Seymour said early Sunday morning that their probe will focus on the area of the pizza shop where the police interaction occurred, not the apartment building.

Melvin Avenue is closed at Parkdale Avenue while police continue the investigation.

Ten Years After the Coup in Haiti, Democracy is Still Under Siege

by Dan Beeton
RINF Alternative News
Mar 1, 2014

It has been 10 years since the February 29, 2004 coup d’etat that ousted the democratically-elected government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide in Haiti. Paramilitary groups – including many former members of Haiti’s disbanded army and/or CIA-funded death squads – had engaged in a campaign of violence directed against supporters of the government, and the Haitian National Police (HNP), for years before. Supported by the Dominican government and advised by groups based in Washington, they unleashed a wave of terror, killing innocent civilians including children and women, assaulting and brutalizing others, and burning down police stations and other government buildings. In the end, however, these groups seem to have realized they could not mount a successful incursion into Port-au-Prince, and it was a U.S. plane that flew Aristide out of the country.

As CEPR Co-Director Mark Weisbrot wrote after the coup, Washington also directed international financial institutions to withhold funds from the Aristide government (some of which were designated for potable water – their being withheld helping to create the conditions for the cholera epidemic several years later):

[T]he Administration has been working on toppling Aristide for the past three years, plunging the country into chaos in the process.

The major international financial institutions (IFI’s) — including the IMF, World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, supported the administration’s destabilization efforts by cutting off hundreds of millions of dollars in credit to one of the most desperately poor countries in the world.

The pretext was a dispute over the election of seven senators of Aristide’s party in 2001. Aristide offered every possible solution but it didn’t matter. With Washington and the IFI’s backing them, the opposition refused any agreement short of Aristide’s resignation.

In the end, Aristide did not resign – although the Bush administration claimed he did. Aristide himself claimed instead that he was the victim of a “kidnapping in the service of a coup d’etat.” His account is verified by witnesses, as Randall Robinson has pointed out in his account of events related to the coup. Bundled onto a plane, he and First Lady Mildred Aristide were flown to an unknown destination, what turned out to be the Central African Republic.


Update On P.E.I. Man Detained To Mental Hospital For Acts Of Kindess — video included

by Terry Wilson
Canadian Awareness Network
Mar 26, 2014

[Potent News editor's note/update: According to this article and someone who posted at Richard Wright's facebook page yesterday, he is now free.]

Yesterday I posted a video on Youtube about a man named Richard Wright in P.E.I. Richard had gone into the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia to hand out money to total strangers who he thought could use some help. This act of kindness has been reciprocated by the RCMP and the Charlottetown hospital detaining him for mental evaluation.

As I have looked into this story, looking to make sense of how this could have happened. The more strange it has become!

After his spree of kindness, the Halifax police pulled Richard over. They deemed that he was OK and had not committed any kind of a crime so they let him go. Then as he drove into the province of Prince Edward Island, he was again pulled over. This time it was by the RCMP and a mental health crisis team. They evaluated Richard and deemed that he should be detained to the hospital. Richard has been in the hospital against his will since that time (March 20).

Since then, Richards story has been picked up in national and international news outlets. With most commenter’s appalled by the situation. A Facebook page called #OpFreeRichardRight has been started and at the time of this article has nearly 5,000 people in it.  [Potent News editor's note: For some reason I haven't been able to access this facebook page.]

One poster who has apparently been in contact with Richard posted a message from him.

“March 25th 2014 UPDATE
Today I received notice that the Mental Health Review Board consisting of:
Debbie Flood – Vickerson, Nurse Manager, Unit 9
Dr. Nadeem Dada – Psychiatrist on Board
Dr. Christine Beck, Attending Psychiatrist Chair, Mental Health Board?
will be held on Friday March 28th at 930am. The meeting was originally scheduled to appeal my involuntary admission to the Unit 9 Psychiatric Facility. Today, after receiving the notice of the date and participants of the appeal meeting, I was notified that it was also to include other matters which consisted of: Dr. Becks desire to issue a certificate of incapacity and capability to manage my own affairs, which would include losing custody of my kids. That would be a bad thing for us if they did succeed with this.
Since being abducted by the system on March 20th I have requested an official copy of the Mental Health Act and Access to my medical records in preparation for the Mental Health Review Board Appeal Meeting. Those documents have not yet been provided and it appears they they never will be. I did receive a summary photocopy that clearly states that it is for information and reference purposes only, and is NOT the official version, which contains the yearly revisions, and complete information.
I am still restricted to my room and I am only allowed out for short periods of time. Today I was also notified that I can only receive and make phone calls to my two daughter, my mom, my ex, and my brother. I am also not allowed to receive visits from others. It seems as that are trying to crack me but I am a strong guy…how far will they go?
I believe that there is a conspiracy going on at high levels because I am smart enough to and knowledgeable enough to expose all of the injustices being done by the entire population of the planet, or at least 89% of us. I figure that there is a plan for complete world domination and suppression and even population control plans in the works. If they get their way they would likely give me a needle and silence me for good. This is getting very very serious. I just wanted to help make the world a fair and just place place for all. We are on the verge of losing the battle. This is our time to step up. IT IS NOW! NOW NOW OR NEVER! I am still optimistic and anything you can do to help would be appreciated. As of right now I am looking for a lawyer which is the best of the best.
I have a lot of things posted on my wall that I would like each and everyone of you to go through and read. It will help you to better understand that this is a lot bigger than anyone could have imagined.
Sadly and Sincerely, Richard.”

After scanning his Facebook wall, I could not find anything that could be seen as grounds for mental evaluation. His posts mainly consist of links to stories about highly paid CEO’s and bankers, income inequality, free energy, and some Memes about the NSA, and things of that nature.

These topics could be seen as controversial, but is grounds for hospitalization? Apparently here in Canada it is.

[related: Statement From Richard Wright]

Is This Our Future Under Agenda 21?

by Terry Wilson
Canadian Awareness Network
Feb 27, 2014

While working on my film about United Nations Agenda 21, I have seen and read about many things within the plan that are downright disturbing!

One of those plans, is for people to be packed into high density “mega cities”. With no one living outside of they’re boundaries. This idea was exposed in the U.S. by Dr. Micheal Coffman in the 1990′s, when he released this map (along with much more information)

Here in Hamilton, our mayor Bob Bratina and Burlington mayor Rick Goldring have been promoting the concept. By stating the cities must grow upwards and can no longer grow outwards.

“Mayors Bob Bratina and Rick Goldring, of Hamilton and Burlington respectively, told local home builders Friday the days of sprawling subdivisions as the major form of growth in the cities are over, replaced by a changing market demanding projects closer to amenities.

My answer to that is to think vertical,” he said in an interview after his presentation. “If you’re running out of land, then the only way to go is up.”
Tread more about his statements here

Many people are left wondering what a mega city in Canada would look like. Would it be something like Toronto? Or more like the utopian design drawings for the mega city being built in Malaysia?

Personally I don’t think they will look or function like either of those two places. The reality is that we will be forced into sardine can apartment complexes that stretch out in a seemingly never ending fashion. In a way that photographer Michael Wolf has captured the living spaces in Hong Kong. (See the whole photo set at: mnn.com)




These types of living conditions are inhuman! And I personally will never accept living in something like that. Will you?

VIDEO — Marijuana In The Post Prohibition World

Press For Truth
Feb 19, 2014

While the Canadian government is taking a major step backwards for our freedoms by restricting the rights of medicinal marijuana users, Colorado and Washington State have legalized marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use and so Dan Dicks of Press For Truth went to Seattle to investigate!

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VIDEO — Rising ‘Hispanic’ Star George P. Bush Confronted on Family’s Nazi Banking Past

Truthstream Media
Feb 16, 2014

The little known George P. Bush (from the powerful Bush Dynasty) is rising to political power in Texas on his ‘Hispanic’ credentials. His rising star is a Trojan Horse towards stopping a “Blue State” from emerging in Texas, swinging potentially Democratic voters back to the GOP, while priming the Southwest for the immigration reforms designed by his father Jeb Bush at the Council on Foreign Relations — in turn part of the larger plan to usher in a North American Union and seize vast land areas for the planned Trans-Texas Corridor which will fast-track NAFTA-on-steroids global trade and transform the once free United States irreparably.

With George P. Bush, grandson of George H.W. Bush, campaigning in Texas to secure political office and his place in the 4th generation Bush Dynasty as a “Hispanic” leader, a Latino activist confronted him on the inconvenient truth of his family’s Nazi connections. George P. Bush was named after Sen. Prescott S. Bush, the father of George H.W. Bush, who was a partner at Union Banking Corporation — a bank that had its assets frozen under the 1942 Trading With the Enemy Act for financing Hitler and the Nazis.

The London Guardian, among other sources, have confirmed the scandal through historical documents. See here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2004… Nevertheless, the powerful Bush Dynasty has played a role in war profiteering, the creation of the CIA, shady covert operations and has now seen two U.S. presidents named George Bush, along with other powerful political figures.

Will George P. Bush be the next? A new drama of mass proportions is unfolding in Texas… Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton of Truthstream Media.com speak with Hector Cubillos of PoliticalScams.me, the Texas resident and Mexican national who confronted the blue blood Bush scion on exploiting his Hispanic credentials to gain office (full confrontation here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_7YmM…).

The son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is now seeking election for Texas Land Commissioner — a position well under the radar of most political spectators — but which holds powerful clout over vast land areas, imminent domain, veteran’s rights, education … and in particular over a pet project with many Bush hands already in it — the formation of the Trans-Texas Corridor and the gradual completion of the North American Union. These mega-projects would combine the economies and territories of Canada, the United States and Mexico, while fast-tracking corporate dominance and paving over existing properties with a gigantic new transport highway that runs vertically from lower Mexico up through Texas all the way to Canada. Compounding with this are the changing demographics of Texas, which many political pundits say could turn “blue” and swing Democratic, while the Republican party in a long-firm “red” state is trying to stay relevant by showcasing Hispanic candidates like George P. Bush — all while his daddy Jeb Bush is pushing the Immigration Reform Plan he wrote for the elitist and secretive Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

The impact of these vast changes in policy and infrastructure are part of a globalist scheme to transform the structure of governance and place the rights of the Constitution under the yoke of Free Trade and treaty law. Hector Cubillos explains how he has seen the impacts of NAFTA first hand growing up in Mexico, and how it contributing to mass migration and an influx of illegal immigration in the United States.

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Ottawa Actively Participated in Haiti Coup d’Etat: Canadians Apologize to Haiti, Ten Years after the Coup

Global Research
Feb 8, 2014

Unelected coup Prime Minister Gerard Latortue speaks to Canadian soldiers.

Unelected coup Prime Minister Gerard Latortue speaks to Canadian soldiers.

We sign this statement to tell the world, and especially the Haitian people, that we are ashamed and outraged by the Canadian Government’s active participation in the February 29, 2004 Coup d’Etat that toppled the duly-elected Government of Haiti led by President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

An RCMP officer training Haitian National Police recruits in 2005.

An RCMP officer training Haitian National Police recruits in 2005.

On behalf of all Canadians, the great majority of whom are kept ignorant of this Coup and its aftermath, we sincerely apologize for the terrible, lasting damage it has caused.

Ten (10) years after the Coup, we sign this statement because there is disturbing and compelling evidence that:

1) Canada was centrally involved in planning the Coup. A year in advance, on January 31 and February 1, 2003, Canada hosted the Ottawa Initiative on Haiti. This controversial meeting was held at the Meech Lake Government Resort, near Gatineau, Québec, to plan and consolidate the Coup.

2) Canada took an active part in the actual forced removal from Haiti and exile to Africa of President Aristide. Canadian soldiers, notably those serving in Joint Task Force 2, were assigned by Canadian government leaders to join local paramilitary mercenaries and U.S. troops illegally deployed to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to conduct the Coup d’État.

Militè Kanadyen, 28 fevriye 2004

Militè Kanadyen, 28 fevriye 2004.  A Canadian soldier at the Port-au-Prince airport on February 29, 2004.

 Records of the Canadian Parliament show that on March 10, 2004, ten days after the coup, Stockwell Day, then-foreign affairs critic for the Conservative opposition, declared in Parliament: “… we have an elected leader Aristide. We may not have wanted to vote for him… But the (Canadian) government makes a decision that there should be a regime change. It is a serious question that we need to address. That decision was based on what criteria? We must have this discussion…This was clearly a regime change. Whether we like to admit it or not, we took part.”

3) The Coup was followed by several documented massacres and arbitrary arrests of pro-democracy activists. It dismantled Haiti’s entire elected government structure, and U.S.-appointed post-coup regimes — backed financially, militarily and diplomatically by Canada — are marred by serious human rights abuses.

4) One of the most disastrous consequences of the Coup and subsequent U.N. tutelage is that Haiti, a country with no known cases of cholera for the past 100 years, now has one of the worst cholera epidemics in the world. The cholera death toll has already reached 8500 and as of January 2014, more than 700,000 have gotten sick from the deadly bacterium.

IMG_3747Several independent scientific studies unequivocally implicate the UN for introducing cholera to Haiti. According to these studies, UN soldiers stationed near Haiti’s La Mielle and Artibonite Rivers contaminated these major water sources in October 2010 with improperly disposed feces.

To date, the UN refuses to assume responsibility for this grave act of criminal negligence. We support the worthy efforts of human rights groups Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) and the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) to seek redress from the UN for the thousands of victims of cholera in Haiti.

A Canadian helicopter flies over the Presidential Palace as the coup unfolds.

A Canadian helicopter flies over the Presidential Palace as the coup unfolds.

5) The grassroots pro-democracy movement in Haiti, which bravely overthrew the brutal dictatorship of Jean Claude Duvalier in 1986, has suffered major setbacks since the Coup took place. The people of Haiti are currently ruled by a U.S.-imposed neo-Duvalierist regime, under which the former dictator benefits from open support from powerful national and international allies. Duvalier has brazenly mocked his victims since his January 2011 return to U.N.-occupied Haiti.

Canada’s role in planning and carrying out the February 29, 2004 Coup d’État, and in the equally disastrous and illegal U.N. tutelage our government imposed on Haiti to consolidate the coup, is an ongoing source of misery and injustice for the Haitian people. We urge all Canadians, their organizations and representatives to take effective action to compel the foreign occupation forces to acknowledge and to make adequate amends for the harm they have caused the People of Haiti.

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VIDEO — Dan Dicks On Globalization And The Growing Resistance

Canadian Awareness Network
Jan 21, 2014

Terry speaks with Dan Dicks of Press for truth about changes in medicinal cannabis laws in Canada, Where he is seeing globalization take over, and the large independent resistance forming against it.

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The Destruction Of Ontario Part 1: The Job Market

by Terry Wilson
Canadian Awareness Network

Jan 31, 2014

Ontario, the once “economic powerhouse” of the nation is facing some of the biggest economic woes that one could imagine!

Since the signing of NAFTA (North American Trade Agreement) in 1993, Ontario’s manufacturing base has been devastated! As seen in the below chart.

Now the current provincial government headed by Dalton McGuinty and Now Kathleen Wynne has been working extremely hard to change Ontario’s energy production under the long-term energy plan. Which includes a move towards “green energy”. That has sent hydro prices through the roof! Costing the province a loss of an estimated 300,000 manufacturing jobs since 2010.

Sadly this trend is just beginning. As highlighted in this article from Barrie Ont. for December 2013.

“Kevin McCaughen’s business pays an average of $325,000 per month for electricity and he’s preparing to see that number increase.

McCaughen, plant manager at Sigma Stretch Film, said news that Ontario’s hydro costs are going to continue to grow by an anticipated 42 per cent over the next five years could be seen as the death blow for manufacturers in the province.

The Ontario Liberals released their Long Term Energy Plan Tuesday with a projected outlook of hydro costs continuing to balloon in the coming years.

That balloon may pop and leave Ontario’s manufacturers deflated.

“I’ve looked at hydro rates and the actual cost of hydro hasn’t really gone up that much, it’s the new Liberal green initiatives,” said McCaughen. “We use about $60,000 worth of hydro and our bill can be as high as $325,000 a month. You get all those fees on there and the adjustments and it’s just going to kill industry.””

The massive losses in the industrial sector will mean (and have already shown) a large demand increase for service sector employment. Lets take a look at what is happening in the service sector.

Since the vast majority of the service sector is made up of low paying minimum wage positions. Many people who previously held higher paying industrial jobs, are struggling to get by on minimum wage. The provincial government is not responding to this logically by creating a plan to save industrial jobs or heaven forbid create new industrial opportunities. Their solution is to raise the minimum wage levels to $11 an hour, and an minimum wage increase every year on Oct. 1st based on inflation rates.

The main problem with this plan is summed up pretty well by Karl Littler, a vice-president at the Retail Council of Canada.

“The Ontario decision could lead to some job losses and reduced hours of work as retailers struggle in a hyper-competitive climate, warned Karl Littler, a vice-president at the Retail Council of Canada. Already some retailers are feeling the squeeze: Best Buy Canada, with increasingly savvy online and discount rivals, announced on Thursday it is cutting 950 jobs at its namesake and Future Shop stores. The previous day, Sears Canada Inc. sliced 624 jobs on top of thousands last year.”

The plan to increase minimum wage will result in job losses and reduction in hours for the employed. Not creation of new jobs to cover the losses in the industrial industry. Or for students getting out of school, unable to find employment in their fields and turning to the service sector just to get by.

A second new initiative from the Liberal government is the Ontario pension plan. It is being billed as a way to help correct the short comings of the Canadian pension plan.

“Premier Kathleen Wynne on Tuesday appointed a panel of academics, finance experts and pension advocates to recommend the specifics of the fund, which will be unveiled in the budget this spring and could become a top issue in a snap election.

And for the first time, she revealed some details on what the plan will look like. For instance, it will oblige both employees and companies to pay in.

“We need to set up a structure so that people can save their own money and they can make an investment, along with their employers, in their future,” she said. “There needs to be a mandatory aspect to this to have the number of people involved that makes this a viable plan.””

On top of the wage increase, companies will be “obliged” to pay into their employees pension plans.

This is a recipe for disaster! But it is not by chance or by accident. It is planned. Stayed tuned for part 2 to see how.

Attention fliers: Canada’s electronic spy agency is following you

End the Lie – Independent News
Jan 31, 2014

A United Airlines plane takes off at the Calgary International Airport in Calgary. (Reuters / Todd Korol)

A United Airlines plane takes off at the Calgary International Airport in Calgary. (Reuters / Todd Korol)

Documents released by US whistleblower Edward Snowden show the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) used airport Wi-Fi to track passengers from around the world.

Travelers passing through a major Canadian airport were potentially caught up in a vast electronic surveillance net, which allowed the nation’s electronic spy agency to track the wireless devices of thousands of airline passengers – even for days after they had departed the terminal, a document obtained by CBC News revealed.

The document shows the spy agency was then able to track travelers for a week or more as the unwitting passengers, together with their wireless devices, visited other Wi-Fi “hot spots” in locations across Canada – and even across the border at American airports.

The CBS report said any place that offered Wi-Fi internet access, including “airports, hotels, coffee shops and restaurants, libraries, ground transportation hubs” was vulnerable to the surveillance operation.

After reviewing details of the leaked information, one of Canada’s leading authorities on internet security says the secret operation was almost certainly illegal.

“I can’t see any circumstance in which this would not be unlawful, under current Canadian law, under our Charter, under CSEC’s mandates,” Professor Ronald Deibert, an internet security expert at the University of Toronto, told CBC News.

It remains unclear from the leaked data how CSEC was able to infiltrate so many wireless devices to see who was using them — both on Canadian territory and beyond.


Ontario To Raise Minimum Wage

by Terry Wilson
Canadian Awareness Network
January 28, 2014

Ontario’s lowest paid workers will likely get a raise this year when the $10.25 an hour minimum wage is hiked for the first time in four years.

Sources say a special panel set up to look at ways of adjusting the minimum wage will recommend it be tied to the inflation rate, and that businesses get four months warning of any increases.

The panel did not say what the new rate should be, but sources say the minimum wage will be increased retroactively back to 2010 based on the rate of inflation since then.

Business groups warn a hike in the minimum wage will only hurt the very people it’s supposed to help by driving up costs, resulting in fewer jobs. However, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce last year called for future changes in the minimum wage to be tied to the rate of inflation.

Premier Kathleen Wynne says businesses and individuals should be pleased at having a more predictable system in place.
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Raising the minimum wage in Ontario has been a top priority amongst the political “left” for the last few years and has been heavily scrutinized by economists and business owners. Below is an example of why they oppose the move. (it is an American video but does highlight the issues of raising minimum wages)

The move is more likely to hurt the workforce in Ontario rather than helping workers. In fact many see that this move will only encourage businesses to replace workers with computerized stations.

This move is also coming on the heels of a huge spike in hydro costs for the province. Media has been reporting a 46% increase on hydro prices over the next five years, and the Ontario NDP is stating the increase will be in the 74% range.

A move that is driving the remains of Ontario’s manufacturing base out of the province. Why would a manufacturer set up shop in Ontario, when they can do so in another province or country while having less power charges?

It seems that every move this provincial government makes is just another nail in the Ontario job market’s coffin.


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